Syncopation

Directed by William Dieterle
Year: 1942
Running Time: 88 minutes
Country: U.S.
Language: English
English Closed Captions

A jazz trumpeter tries to woo a fellow musician in mourning for her dead lover, and sets up a band in an attempt to bring them closer together. Covering a quarter-century of American “syncopated” music (ragtime, jazz, swing, blues, and boogie boogie), SYNCOPATION features music from the turn of the 20th century through prohibition, the Great Depression, and the outbreak of WWII. Featuring jazz greats Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnet, Gene Krupa, Harry James, and more.

Cast
Adolphe Menjou
Jackie Cooper
Bonita Granville

Crew
Directed by William Dieterle